iOS 11

Unc0ver jailbreak updated to v6.2.0 with major stability & reliability improvements for iOS 14

Team unc0ver is back at it once again following a long pause in updates after launching an updated version of the unc0ver jailbreak tool for all iOS & iPadOS versions spanning 11.0-14.3. Today’s update brings the unc0ver jailbreak tool up to version 6.2.0.

Hacker and unc0ver lead developer Pwn20wnd announced the updated version of the jailbreak via Twitter this Saturday afternoon.

Substitute updated to version 2.0.10 with more bug fixes

Substitute, the tweak injection method used by the unc0ver jailbreak (and optionally on checkra1n devices), received an update this week that officially brought the package up to version 2.0.10.

Much like the previous update that launched around a month ago, Substitute version 2.0.10 brings bug fixes to improve the package’s performance and stability.

Guide to futurerestore: Introduction

This is an introductory article which explains what futurerestore is and how it works, as well as how to follow our futurerestore guides to upgrade/downgrade your device.

Before attempting any of the guides, everyone should read this article. It explains whether the guides apply to you, and if they do, which ones you should follow, as well as making sure that you fulfil the requirements for it to work. Not everyone can use futurerestore.

Guide to futurerestore Part 1: How to set a generator

This is Part 1 of a two-part guide on how to use futurerestore.

Before attempting this guide, everyone should read the introductory article, Guide to futurerestore: Introduction. It will explain whether this guide applies to you, as well as making sure that you fulfil the requirements for it to work.

If you currently have a jailbreak and you want to move to a different firmware with futurerestore’s generator mode, you must follow this guide first before following Part 2.

If you currently have no jailbreak, and you want to move to a different firmware with futurerestore’s Apnonce collision mode, you can skip this guide and head straight to Part 2. This method does not apply to most users.

Guide to futurerestore Part 2: How to use futurerestore to restore to unsigned firmwares

This is Part 2 of a two-part guide on how to use futurerestore.

Before attempting this guide, everyone should read the introductory article, Guide to futurerestore: Introduction. This will explain whether the guides apply to you, as well as making sure that you fulfil the requirements for it to work.

If you currently have a jailbreak and you want to move to a different firmware with futurerestore's generator mode, you must follow Part 1 of the guide before following Part 2.

If you currently have no jailbreak, and you want to move to a different firmware with futurerestore's Apnonce collision mode, do only this part of the guide. This method does not apply to most users.

Jailbreak Guide: Can I Jailbreak?

With Apple's ever-turning signing machine, jailbreakers are forever wondering what the best strategy is for their device.

Should they stick with their jailbroken firmware or upgrade? If they're already without a jailbreak, which firmware version do they need to be on to make sure they get one? What do they need to do to be able to upgrade from a lower jailbroken firmware?

In this article, we'll go through what we consider the smartest options for each device and firmware version, so that you can make an informed decision. Please read the conclusion too, for additional tips which apply to all jailbreakers.

Substitute receives another update, this time to version 2.0.6

Sam Bingner of team unc0ver published yet another update for Substitute on Saturday, officially bringing the package up to version 2.0.6.

Substitute was only recently updated to version 2.0, touting notable performance and stability improvements for the tweak injection platform. Today’s update is just one of many released in the past week, with each of those gradually addressing bugs introduced by the latest version.

Substitute picks up more minor changes in new v2.0.5 update

If you use the unc0ver jailbreak, then you might recall a Substitute update that was released just yesterday evening, bringing the tweak injection package up to version 2.0.4. It was just one of several updates to be released since Substitute received its major v2.0 rebranding shortly after the start of the new year, but it would be far from the last…

This Thursday evening, Substitute received yet another update. The package now sports the version number 2.0.5, however for the average jailbreaker, this update isn’t quite as imperative as yesterday’s would have been.

Substitute v2.0 officially released, v2.0.1 also now available

At the end of November, hacker and unc0ver lead developer Pwn20wnd shared a Tweet indicating that Substitute — the primary tweak injection method for this particular jailbreak — would soon be updated to version 2.0 with a trove of improvements.

Without any sort of ETA provided at the time, no one could have guessed when Substitute v2.0 would launch. With that in mind, many unc0ver users were taken by surprise late last night when the update officially became available by way of Sam Bingner’s repository.

iOS 11-based Electra jailbreak updated to v2.0 with improved bootstrap, tweak injection, & more

Earlier in the month, Chimera Team lead developer CoolStar announced a fresh version of the iOS 12-centric Chimera jailbreak tool with support for the Procursus bootstrap, libhooker tweak injection, and a whole host of back-ported improvements that derived from the newer Odyssey jailbreak. Now, it seems the older iOS 12-based  Electra jailbreak tool is receiving a similar treatment.

As shared early this morning in CoolStar’s official Sileo / Odyssey / Chimera Discord server, the Electra jailbreak has been officially updated to version 2.0 with an upgraded Chimera bootstrap with libhooker tweak injection and other miscellaneous improvements:

How to remove the unc0ver jailbreak without restoring your iPhone or iPad

If your handset is jailbroken with unc0ver and you’ve either decided that you revert to a vanilla version of iOS or that you want to start over with a different jailbreak tool, it’s important to know that the unc0ver jailbreak incorporates a mechanism for rolling your handset back to a pre-jailbroken state.

In this step-by-step tutorial, we’ll walk you through the steps necessary to remove the unc0ver jailbreak and all of its components from your iPhone or iPad. This process is recommended over totally restoring your handset because it will preserve your valuable personal data and ensure that your device can still be jailbroken in the future if you happen to change your mind.

Unc0ver jailbreak updated to v5.2.1 with bug fixes & improvements

Hot off the heels of a heated DMCA battle between the Electra Team and the unc0ver Team Tuesday evening, the unc0ver jailbreak has received its first update in nearly a month, officially bringing the jailbreak tool up to version 5.2.1.

The update was announced via the unc0ver Team’s official Twitter account early Wednesday morning, and from what we can gather, it mostly appears to be a bug fix update.